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Hello, Welcome to JustAnswer!

My name is ***** ***** I will be able to assist you today.

The most common ways to reduce taxable income at the end of the year for business owners is purchasing items for businesses and fully funding your retirement accounts.

Capital gains tax is generally at a more favorable rate then ordinary income tax.

If you have any specific concerns or questions, I would be happy to discuss them with you.

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, Enrolled Agent replied 2 months ago

Section 179 deduction dollar limits. The maximum amount you can elect to deduct for most section 179 property you placed in service in tax years beginning in 2017 is $510,000.

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, Enrolled Agent replied 2 months ago

Contributions an employer can make to an employee's SEP-IRA cannot exceed the lesser of:

  1. 25% of the employee's compensation, or
  2. $55,000 for 2018 ($54,000 for 2017)
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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, Enrolled Agent replied 2 months ago

If you would like to discuss either of these items please let me know!

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